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801 S 10th St.
Omaha, NE 68108 United States

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July 2019

AFTER PROMONTORY: 150 YEARS OF TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILROADING

July 18
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The Durham Museum, 801 S 10th St.
Omaha, NE 68108 United States
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On May 10, 1869, two railroads—built with haste, hope and aspiration—joined in a lonely, dry desert of northern Utah, at a place called Promontory. On that day, dignitaries from both companies—the Central Pacific, which had built from California, and the Union Pacific, which had built from the east—gave speeches and installed ceremonial last spikes. The ceremonies were meant as a moment of self-congratulation, but the significance of the day’s events is far broader. In the ensuing decades, railroad after railroad…

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AFTER PROMONTORY: 150 YEARS OF TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILROADING

July 19
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The Durham Museum, 801 S 10th St.
Omaha, NE 68108 United States
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On May 10, 1869, two railroads—built with haste, hope and aspiration—joined in a lonely, dry desert of northern Utah, at a place called Promontory. On that day, dignitaries from both companies—the Central Pacific, which had built from California, and the Union Pacific, which had built from the east—gave speeches and installed ceremonial last spikes. The ceremonies were meant as a moment of self-congratulation, but the significance of the day’s events is far broader. In the ensuing decades, railroad after railroad…

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AFTER PROMONTORY: 150 YEARS OF TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILROADING

July 20
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An event every day that begins at 12:00am, repeating until July 28, 2019

The Durham Museum, 801 S 10th St.
Omaha, NE 68108 United States
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On May 10, 1869, two railroads—built with haste, hope and aspiration—joined in a lonely, dry desert of northern Utah, at a place called Promontory. On that day, dignitaries from both companies—the Central Pacific, which had built from California, and the Union Pacific, which had built from the east—gave speeches and installed ceremonial last spikes. The ceremonies were meant as a moment of self-congratulation, but the significance of the day’s events is far broader. In the ensuing decades, railroad after railroad…

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AFTER PROMONTORY: 150 YEARS OF TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILROADING

July 21
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An event every day that begins at 12:00am, repeating until July 28, 2019

The Durham Museum, 801 S 10th St.
Omaha, NE 68108 United States
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On May 10, 1869, two railroads—built with haste, hope and aspiration—joined in a lonely, dry desert of northern Utah, at a place called Promontory. On that day, dignitaries from both companies—the Central Pacific, which had built from California, and the Union Pacific, which had built from the east—gave speeches and installed ceremonial last spikes. The ceremonies were meant as a moment of self-congratulation, but the significance of the day’s events is far broader. In the ensuing decades, railroad after railroad…

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AFTER PROMONTORY: 150 YEARS OF TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILROADING

July 23
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An event every day that begins at 12:00am, repeating until July 28, 2019

The Durham Museum, 801 S 10th St.
Omaha, NE 68108 United States
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On May 10, 1869, two railroads—built with haste, hope and aspiration—joined in a lonely, dry desert of northern Utah, at a place called Promontory. On that day, dignitaries from both companies—the Central Pacific, which had built from California, and the Union Pacific, which had built from the east—gave speeches and installed ceremonial last spikes. The ceremonies were meant as a moment of self-congratulation, but the significance of the day’s events is far broader. In the ensuing decades, railroad after railroad…

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AFTER PROMONTORY: 150 YEARS OF TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILROADING

July 24
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An event every day that begins at 12:00am, repeating until July 28, 2019

The Durham Museum, 801 S 10th St.
Omaha, NE 68108 United States
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On May 10, 1869, two railroads—built with haste, hope and aspiration—joined in a lonely, dry desert of northern Utah, at a place called Promontory. On that day, dignitaries from both companies—the Central Pacific, which had built from California, and the Union Pacific, which had built from the east—gave speeches and installed ceremonial last spikes. The ceremonies were meant as a moment of self-congratulation, but the significance of the day’s events is far broader. In the ensuing decades, railroad after railroad…

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AFTER PROMONTORY: 150 YEARS OF TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILROADING

July 25
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An event every day that begins at 12:00am, repeating until July 28, 2019

The Durham Museum, 801 S 10th St.
Omaha, NE 68108 United States
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On May 10, 1869, two railroads—built with haste, hope and aspiration—joined in a lonely, dry desert of northern Utah, at a place called Promontory. On that day, dignitaries from both companies—the Central Pacific, which had built from California, and the Union Pacific, which had built from the east—gave speeches and installed ceremonial last spikes. The ceremonies were meant as a moment of self-congratulation, but the significance of the day’s events is far broader. In the ensuing decades, railroad after railroad…

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AFTER PROMONTORY: 150 YEARS OF TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILROADING

July 26
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An event every day that begins at 12:00am, repeating until July 28, 2019

The Durham Museum, 801 S 10th St.
Omaha, NE 68108 United States
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On May 10, 1869, two railroads—built with haste, hope and aspiration—joined in a lonely, dry desert of northern Utah, at a place called Promontory. On that day, dignitaries from both companies—the Central Pacific, which had built from California, and the Union Pacific, which had built from the east—gave speeches and installed ceremonial last spikes. The ceremonies were meant as a moment of self-congratulation, but the significance of the day’s events is far broader. In the ensuing decades, railroad after railroad…

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AFTER PROMONTORY: 150 YEARS OF TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILROADING

July 27
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An event every day that begins at 12:00am, repeating until July 28, 2019

The Durham Museum, 801 S 10th St.
Omaha, NE 68108 United States
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On May 10, 1869, two railroads—built with haste, hope and aspiration—joined in a lonely, dry desert of northern Utah, at a place called Promontory. On that day, dignitaries from both companies—the Central Pacific, which had built from California, and the Union Pacific, which had built from the east—gave speeches and installed ceremonial last spikes. The ceremonies were meant as a moment of self-congratulation, but the significance of the day’s events is far broader. In the ensuing decades, railroad after railroad…

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AFTER PROMONTORY: 150 YEARS OF TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILROADING

July 28
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An event every day that begins at 12:00am, repeating until July 28, 2019

The Durham Museum, 801 S 10th St.
Omaha, NE 68108 United States
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On May 10, 1869, two railroads—built with haste, hope and aspiration—joined in a lonely, dry desert of northern Utah, at a place called Promontory. On that day, dignitaries from both companies—the Central Pacific, which had built from California, and the Union Pacific, which had built from the east—gave speeches and installed ceremonial last spikes. The ceremonies were meant as a moment of self-congratulation, but the significance of the day’s events is far broader. In the ensuing decades, railroad after railroad…

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